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CADIN GTX LO

An all-rounder with a modern look. CADIN GTX LO

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

Weight: 990 g/Pair (UK 5) • Show all technical data …

Use your CADIN GTX LO for

  • Image photo with the APPROACH PRO GTX LO, 2016_Athlete testing_CoburgerHütte

    Why is the journey the reward?

    Fascinating climbing faces or chal­lenging via ferrata – before you can start your adventure, you have to gain a little altitude. The hike to the starting point of the rock face or the climb is called the approach. The approach usually leads across rough terrain and frequently includes some sections to scramble as well.

    “I regard the approach as well as the tour and the actual climbing as part of the same experience. You wake up and warm up.”

    Josef Pfnür | LOWA ACTIVE Team

    • Climbing zone
      A few rocky passages have to be cleared on the way to the rock face or the via ferrata. The sole of approach boots is equipped with a climbing zone for this purpose. The zone facil­itates easier movement during small scrambling sections.

    • Generalist
      Approach routes often vary signi­ficantly. For the boot to perfectly meet every challenge, it should be designed with a broad range of uses in mind.

    • Sole rigidity
      You need to have stable footing when you venture across rough terrain. The soles of your boots need to have a certain degree of stiffness to perform this job.

CADIN GTX LO
DSC_3812.NEF Expedition Grönland Mann Philipp Hans Stefan Glowacz Thomas Ulrich

“The CADIN GTX LO was actually designed as an approach shoe. But it is so precise and sensitive that I don’t need to switch to a climbing shoe even for moderately difficult climbs.”

Stefan Glowacz | LOWA PRO Team

VIBRAM® ROCK TRAC® Your connection to the earth

The CADIN GTX LO comes equipped with a Vibram® sole. The Italian sole manu­facturer has been one of the leading brands of high-quality soles for many years.

The performance sole VIBRAM® ROCK TRAC impresses with its special triangular profile and the “climbing zone” on the sole tip. The undercut heel front provides optimal comfort during ascents and descents on alpine terrain.

VIBRAM® ROCK TRAC®

GORE-TEX Guar­anteed weather protection

Guar­anteed weather protection, even in pouring rain and heavy snow: The CADIN GTX LO is equipped with a GORE-TEX membrane. The innovative tech­nology delivers optimal waterproof protection and breath­ability.

  • Permanently waterproof
    The membrane provides reliable waterproof protection. No matter what sort of adventure you may be planning, you can count on GORE-TEX tech­nology to keep your feet pleasantly dry.

  • High breath­ability
    Designed with optimal breath­ability in mind, GORE-TEX shoes provide pleasant comfort even during intense activities. Water cannot penetrate the footwear, and moisture produced inside the shoe escapes through billions of pores in the GORE-TEX membrane.

  • Windproof
    The GORE-TEX membrane dependably fights off the wind and the weather. As a result, you can head off on a tour no matter what the weather is like.

Image photo with the MAURIA GTX Ws, 2019_Wanderkollektiv_selection_2019-06
Reiseszene bei Hov, Lofoten, Norwegen.
DSC_3812.NEF Expedition Grönland Mann Philipp Hans Stefan Glowacz Thomas Ulrich

“What I dread most, like a vampire dreads holy water, is wet feet during a tour. That’s why I only consider models with GORE-TEX.”

Stefan Glowacz | LOWA PRO Team

The Performance collection The devel­opment of a high-performance line

When LOWA sits down to develop its line of Alpine boots, the company consults with the best profes­sional moun­taineers in the German-speaking world. These ambitious mountain athletes know exactly what counts during extreme high-altitude tours, on via ferrata and during far-off exped­itions. The LOWA PRO Team advises our specialists in the Devel­opment Department in its work to create footwear that perfectly meets the athletes’ needs. The result of this work is a new line that delivers top performance on the mountain. The models have become much more athletic and lighter. Over the past few years, a number of excep­tional LOWA boots have been developed in the “performance” segment during countless meetings with athletes and testing events.

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Image photo with the ALPINE ICE GTX, Charmonix 2018

CLOSE TO THE GROUND For direct contact with the ground

People who venture across Alpine terrain face many chal­lenges. Fields of loose rocks, rocky outcrops and rough terrain place the highest demands on footwear. For this reason, LOWA uses the tech­no­logies of CLOSE TO THE GROUND in the CADIN GTX LO to create a good feel on the surface. The sole is designed in such a way that the distance to the ground is kept to a bare minimum. The height minim­isation throughout the entire shoe creates a natural feel during chal­lenging tours and provides stable footing on uneven terrain.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

Corporate Respons­ibility Tradition and innovation since 1923

Corporate respons­ibility (CR) stands for far-sighted management in a company’s core business and has a high priority in the busi­ness’s overall strategy. CR is a key aspect of sustainable growth in the following areas of business activity: the market, jobs, the common good, the envir­onment and supply chains. Social, envir­on­mental and commercial issues are given equal weight, and stake­holders are integrated into the strategic focus of the company’s CR activities.

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CLOSE TO THE ROCK For direct contact with the rock

People who venture across Alpine terrain face many chal­lenges. Fields of loose rocks, rocky outcrops and rough terrain place the highest demands on footwear. For this reason, LOWA uses the tech­no­logies of CLOSE TO THE ROCK in the CADIN GTX LO to create a good feel on the rock. The toe area of the shoe is designed in such a way that the distance to the rock is kept to a bare minimum.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

CLIMBING ZONE Precision climbing

The CADIN GTX LO has a CLIMBING ZONE. This is a flat component in the front sole area that facil­itates easy climbs.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

MINIMAL SEAMS Fewer stitches for lots of comfort

Stitches and material overlaps are elim­inated in the CADIN GTX LO thanks to the use of large pieces in forming the upper. This reduces the possibility of pressure points, a feature that enhances comfort.

Image photo with the CADIN GTX LO, PictureSelection_2019-06

Resoling A second life for your favourite footwear

The footwear model CADIN GTX LO can be resoled.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

Approach boot? The CADIN GTX LO is raring to go! And it will do so with a casual, eye-catching design, a modern scree collar and integrated embossing. But it won’t just be the style of your boots turning heads. It will also be the range of well-conceived features this sporty Alpine boot has to offer. Things like the high-quality upper with GORE-TEX membrane and the Vibram®-Rock Trac® sole that feels right at home on the widest range of terrains.

2016_Athlete testing_CoburgerHütte

“Top quality is the guarantee for genuine sustain­ability. Replacing soles really does make sense in that respect too.”

Ralf Dujmovits | LOWA PRO Team

Technical data

Name

CADIN GTX LO

Article number

230093 0353

Sole

VIBRAM® ROCK TRAC®

The performance sole VIBRAM® ROCK TRAC impresses with its special triangular profile and the “climbing zone” on the sole tip. The undercut heel front provides optimal comfort during ascents and descents on alpine terrain. More …

Proven Vibram® rubber sole from a high-quality provider from Italy.

A specially constructed component in the area of the sole tip for precise performance during easy climbs. More …

Midsole

100%
Poly­urethane (PU)

Poly­urethane (PU) is a soft plastic that has very good cush­ioning prop­erties and is usually used in the midsole as a result. Through the use of PU, the soles become light­weight and func­tionally flexible.

Insole

Approx. 15%
Mesh

Mesh is a material that consists of many evenly spaced holes. It is usually made of polyester or nylon and basically a lattice-like material that is created by interwoven threads. Thanks to its special design, the man-made fibre is partic­ularly permeable to air, has special moisture-regu­lating qualities and is easy to care for, breathable and crease-resistant.

Approx. 85%
Poly­urethane (PU)

Poly­urethane (PU) is a soft plastic that has very good cush­ioning prop­erties and is usually used in the midsole as a result. Through the use of PU, the soles become light­weight and func­tionally flexible.

Upper material

100%
Suede leather

Suede leather comes from the flesh side of the hide. It has a looser fibre structure, a quality that creates a velvety surface and a light pile. Suede leather is partic­ularly durable and open-pored. Depending on the desired look, suede leather can remain untreated or be oiled or waxed.

Lining material

100%
GORE-TEX

Footwear equipped with a GORE-TEX membrane is reliably waterproof, windproof and breathable. More …

Functions

The low height of the sole creates stable footing on uneven terrain. More …

Avoidance of unne­cessary stitches to reduce pressure points. More …

The special design of the toe area enables wearers to climb with precision even on the edges of the smallest rocks. More …

Footwear stiffness

The shoe is moderately stiff.

A cush­ioning pad has been placed in the heel area to provide the very best comfort.

Weight

990 g/Pair (UK 5)

Service & accessories

Available repairs

LOWA boots sold in the MOUN­TAIN­EERING and TREKKING categories are designed in a way during the devel­opment phase that they can be resoled. This process will extend their service life and make a strong contri­bution to sustain­ability. More …

Seam repair

Right at the devel­opment stage, our footwear is designed in such a way that the seams for the different parts of the upper are equal to the demands placed on them. But even with the greatest of care, seams can of course still come apart. Torn or worn seams can be repaired without any difficulty at our service workshop. More …

Heel lining repair

The heel lining is one of the parts of a shoe that are subject to the most stress. Even with quality materials, chafing and signs of wear can of course still occur. The heel lining for leather and GORE-TEX footwear can be repaired without any difficulty at our service workshop. More …

Hook repair

Hooks, loops and eyelets are essential for lacing and putting on all types of footwear. Even with the biggest selection of material, indi­vidual parts can still break, tear or fall apart. Our service workshop can repair all that in house. More …

Replacement parts

Whether it’s new insoles, a speed-lace system, new laces or other replacement parts. Let us know what you need for your favourite LOWA footwear and we’ll send it to you. More …

Accessories

Socks